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    Carbon Credit Quality Characteristics: Leakage

    Leakage, a critical consideration in the evaluation of carbon credit projects, involves the unintentional shift of emissions-intensive activities due to market or policy changes. This phenomenon can undermine global carbon reduction efforts and impact the integrity of carbon credits.

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    Carbon Credit Quality Characteristics: Additionality

    AC is focused on speeding the transition from conventional to regenerative farming with a focus on high quality carbon credits. To do that, we are addressing six key carbon credit quality indicators - additionality, permanence, leakage, accurate quantification, co-benefits of regenerative agriculture, and exclusivity.

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    History of Agricultural Carbon Credits

    Welcome to AC Mindset’s Carbon Investing Primer, where we seek to educate about the principles behind carbon markets. To start, we’re defining the types of credits that can drive the transition to a low-carbon, resilient future while potentially earning attractive returns. 

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    Unlocking Farmland’s Natural Capital

    The world’s soils are a crucial carbon sink. Not only is this a hopeful solution, but it is likely the most financially efficient solution currently available for sequestering atmospheric carbon at scale.

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    What hurdles stand in the way of a zero waste food processing industry?

    Agriculture Capital is one of the largest, if not the largest, organic blueberry producers in North America. To complement our portfolio of blueberry farmland assets, we have invested behind midstream businesses (think fresh packing, cold storage, freezing, etc.) in order to ensure our berries reach end markets efficiently and in peak condition.

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    Managing through tight labor markets in agriculture

    US unemployment is low. Really low. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated the US seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in January 2023 was 3.4%. That is the lowest monthly figure since May 1969.

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    <strong>Food to set the mood: Valentine’s Day treats you’ll love</strong>

    TODAY with Hoda and Jenna. Chocolate-dipped Sumo Citrus® wedges are the new chocolate-dipped strawberries!

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    What is the EU SFDR, and will it fix greenwashing in financial markets?

    The European Union has introduced several new policies and regulations in the last few years specifically to encourage capital flows to sustainable investments in the hopes of addressing climate change and other environmental risks. Key among these new policies is the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).

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    The Pollinator Imperative

    Pollinator decline is a problem. For at least the past 15 years, the annual loss rate of managed bee colonies in the US has been 30–50% — a remarkable rate.

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    <a href="https://www.biographic.com/making-nature-less-predictable/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Making Nature Less Predictable</a>

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